From new products to media releases to upcoming events, stay up to date with what’s happening at Intelligent Haptronic Solutions.

Shenzhen, China | 02/03/2023

36Kr has learned that Intelligent Haptronic Solutions Inc. (IHS), an intelligent haptic technology platform, has got ten-million series Angel+ and strategic funding. The investors include Shanghai Laimu Electronics Co., Ltd. (603633), Shenzhen Luyou Venture Capital Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Yuanzhen Value Investment Development Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Hongxiu Venture Capital Company Limited, and angel investor Gesheng Fei. The funding will go towards research, manufacture, team expansion, and so on.

Shenzhen, China | 28/02/2023

IHS is honored to be listed on the 2022 China Serial Leaderboards of Fast-growing High-tech Companies – Future Unicorns.

Vancouver, Canada | 29/12/2022

2022 was a very challenging and rewarding year for IHS; during this year, IHS has achieved milestones in many aspects of corporate development!

Shenzhen, China | 17/11/2022

The integration of the force sensory feedback systems, virtual reality and cloud platform technology won FIRST PLACE of the Mofa Cup 2022.

Nanchang, China | 13/11/2022

IHS won the VR/AR INNOVATION AWARD at the 2022 World VR Industry Conference for its leading technology, excellent market competitiveness, and applicability.

Wuxi, China | 07/09/2022

IHS RANKS THE FOURTH for its participating project’s technical maturity, market demand, and development prosperity. 

Shenzhen, China | 26/08/2022

IHS won the HICOOL 2022 global entrepreneurship competition WINNER PRIZE for its tactile simulation and virtual reality interaction solution! 

Xi’an, China | 12/08/2022

The 57th Higher Education Expo China (HEEC) started on the 4th of August at the Xi’an International Convention and Exhibition Center. 

Xi’an, China | 29/07/2022

After years of continuously thriving in the technological field and bringing innovations into the R&D effort, IHS has completed the mass production of their proprietary ENDOGITRAIN endoscopy surgical training simulator version 2.0 in Q3 this year.

Vancouver, Canada | 15/07/2022

Stomach cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that begins in the stomach. In most of the world, stomach cancers form in the main part of the stomach (stomach body). 

Vancouver, Canada | 21/06/2022

The Paris endoscope classification is the Japanese endoscopic classification of superficial neoplastic lesions of the GI tract.

Vancouver, Canada | 19/05/2022

Bronchoscopy is a procedure that lets doctors look at the windpipe (trachea) and large airways of the lungs (bronchi). 

Vancouver, Canada | 19/04/2022

Since 2003, the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research has advocated April as IBS Awareness Month

Vancouver, Canada | 15/03/2022

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a test that uses a combination of X-rays and an endoscope.

Vancouver, Canada | 25/01/2022

In the December of 2021, Rolls-Royce (Defence) has exclusively identified 25 companies globally for their Haptic Challenge. 

Shenzhen, China | 22/01/2022

On January 18, a press conference held in Shenzhen by the Kechuangbang and Shenzhen Internet Entrepreneurial Innovation Promotion Association, released the list of Top 100 Science and Technology Innovation Enterprises Rankings of SZ, HK, and Macau 2021.

Vancouver, Canada | 22/12/2021

Christmas is just around the corner, and many of us are more than ready to feast on a Christmas dinner with all our friends and family. As we may all enjoy our festive meals, here are a few health tips to keep in mind to prevent colon disease. 

Vancouver, Canada | 22/11/2021

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) published a research report in the April 2020 issue of Gastroenterology. The report titled – “Causes of Post-Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer (PCCRCs) Based on the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) System of Analysis” found several key factors that could improve and prevent up to 89% of PPCRCs.

Shenzhen, China | 22/10/2021

On October 13th to 16th, the 85th China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) was held in Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center for four days. This year’s theme was “Innovative Technology Leading the Future”, the exhibition was successful and attracted over 3000 medical device enterprises from both foreign and local brands.

IHS showcasing newest products in the CMEF autumn exhibition

Shenzhen, China | 12/10/2021

Following the release of the IHS Endoscopy Surgery Training Simulator Alpha 1.0 in March, the team spent another half a year developing and improving on the software and hardware of the system. This month, IHS will bring the newly upgraded EndoTrainPro™ Lite and the latest EndoTrainPro™ mass production version 2.0, and officially unveiled both products at the autumn exhibition of the China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF).

IHS and SXUltrasonic signed a strategic cooperation agreement

Shenzhen, China | 08/10/2021

Intelligent Haptronic Solutions Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “IHS”) and SXUltrasonic Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “SXUltrasonic”) signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Going forward, this agreement will allow the two parties to play to their respective strengths and cooperate in technological innovation, industrial aggregation, and strategic investment. This will in turn strengthen both parties and a whole and create a win-win situation for the future.

IHS and Shanghai Kangway joint to develop the surgical robot market for medical care

Shenzhen, China | 17/09/2021

Recently, IHS has been having a series of comprehensive negotiations with Shanghai Kangway Medical Technology Development Co., Ltd.. As follows, IHS and Shanghai Kangway signed a distributor cooperation agreement and a strategic cooperation agreement.

The Next Endoscopic Frontier: Resection Endoscopy

Vancouver, Canada | 13/08/2021

Resection in the medical field refers to the procedure of removing tissue or part or all of an organ, and resection endoscopy usually involves removing abnormal tissues using an endoscope.

Top 100 robotic companies in China: IHS named as the 30th

Vancouver, Canada | 23/07/2021

According to Pencil news, a Chinese WeChat publication with 1 – 2 million daily circulations, IHS is listed as the 30th among the top 100 robotic companies in China.

Artificial intelligence and its impact on quality improvement in upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy

Vancouver, Canada | 15/06/2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) in medical diagnosis has been a large interest to many medical specialties, including gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy.

The success of IHS EndoTrainPro™ Alpha production release

Shenzhen, China | 24/03/2021

Since its establishment in 2017, IHS has been committed to the development of haptic technology and its application and has been deeply involved in the field of medical surgery training robots, aiming to promote the development of specialized medical training in China and around the world.

IHS Endoscopy Training Simulator Project was selected for top 10 roadshow project in The 9th Chinese Overseas Returnees Startup Congress

Shenzhen, China | 08/12/20

On November 27 2020, the 9th Chinese (Shenzhen) Overseas Returnees Startup Congress hosted by the Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Affairs Office and the Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Federation was held in Shenzhen. 

Shenzhen, China | 11/16/20

IHS debuted our third generation virtual reality endoscopy simulator at the the 55th China Higher Education Expo, drawing widespread interest in the product.

Improving the Quality of Endoscopy Training with Objective Skills Measurement

Vancouver, Canada | 11/06/20

Objective assessment of technical skills in GI endoscopy is is critical for accurately measuring a trainee’s procedural competency and supporting their learning progression.

Intelligent Haptronic Solutions at WAIC 2020

Shanghai, China | 07/13/20

Intelligent Haptronic Solutions presented its virtual reality endoscopy training simulator at this year’s World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC), held in Shanghai, China.

Adapting Curricula for Endoscopy Training During COVID-19

Vancouver, Canada | 06/16/20

Explore innovative solutions proposed by Gastroenterology programs and educators to adjust their endoscopy training curricula for high quality education, while minimizing risks to residents and fellows, maintaining social distancing, and preserving personal protective equipment.

Endoscopy Practices During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Vancouver, Canada | 03/27/20

SARS-CoV-2/Novel Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) is the novel coronavirus species responsible for the ongoing global pandemic. Healthcare workers, including endoscopy unit personnel are at elevated risk for infection. Read the recommendations provided by the CAG, ASGE, WHO, and CDC for endoscopy practice during the outbreak.

Training and Competency in Upper GI Endoscopy

Vancouver, Canada | 03/03/20

Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy is a common diagnostic procedure performed to assess the oropharynx, esophagus, stomach, and proximal duodenum for dysfunction and disease. Competency in the procedure requires attaining an acceptable level of cognitive and technical proficiency across several skills.

Simulation-Based Training in Medical Education Can Reduce Risks to Patient Safety

Vancouver, Canada | 01/29/20 

Simulation-based training for medical education allows clinical procedures to be recreated with substantial aspects of the real experience intact. Using IHS’ Endoscopy Training Simulator, trainees and healthcare professionals can practice and acquire critical endoscopic skills and experience for quality patient care.

IHS Expands Partnership with Shenzhen General Hospital

Shenzhen, China | 24/12/19

IHS is proud to announce a research partnership with Shenzhen General Hospital in China for upcoming validation studies testing our Endoscopy Training Simulator. The launch meeting, hosted by the hospital’s Department of Gastroenterology and keynote speaker, Dr. Bo Jiang, was attended in full by clinicians and researchers.

Vancouver Startup Week 2019

Vancouver, Canada | 21/09/2019

IHS joined this year’s event-filled Vancouver Startup Week, a celebration of innovation and ingenuity in the local Vancouver startup ecosystem. The week brought together more than 2,000 entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders with the purpose of connecting people, empowering the community, and recognizing local success.

The Summit Forum on Endoscopic Technology of Digestive Tunnel in China

Hunan, China | 21/09/2019

The Endoscopy Technology Summit Forum on Digestive Tunnels was held on July 12-14 at the Century Jinyuan Hotel Changsha. As a major player in the endoscopy simulation field in China, IHS was proud to sponsor the conference. The team presented the second generation digestive endoscopy simulator prototype, which garnered positive feedback from the gastroenterology community and interest from medical device manufacturers and hospital partners.

The Future of Healthcare: "We can replicate the tactile sensation of surgery to help train doctors."​

Vancouver, Canada | 24/02/2019

Christina D. Warner, Amazon best-selling author in psychology and medicine and regular columnist for Authority Magazine, interviewed Zhouming Tang, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of IHS for the ‘Future of Healthcare’ Medium series. In this revealing interview, Zhouming shares what it took to launch his own medical robotics company, the journey from its inception to present, and his vision for the first digestive endoscopy simulator.

Intelligent Haptronic Solutions at SFU SystemsFair 2019

Simon Fraser University's SystemsFair 2019 Rings Close to Home

Vancouver, Canada | 08/02/2019

With close ties to Simon Fraser University (SFU), IHS visited this year’s SystemsFair at the university’s growing technology hub on Surrey campus. The career event provided the company an engaging venue to connect with mechatronics engineers, software developers, and students of diverse backgrounds with interests in pursuing co-op and full-time opportunities in medical robotics.

IHS Working with Virtro Entertainment to Develop a VR Surgical Simulator

Vancouver, Canada | 05/11/2018

IHS has partnered with Virtro Entertainment Inc., a gaming and virtual reality (VR), augmented reality, and mixed reality company in Vancouver, to develop an immersive, VR-based digestive endoscopy simulator. The combination of IHS’ proprietary haptic feedback technology with compelling VR elements will recreate a realistic, clinical experience for residents and healthcare professionals. 

IHS Project Demonstration Conference

Vancouver, Canada | 01/11/2018

To celebrate the research and development progress of Intelligent Haptronic Solutions, Inc.’s digestive endoscopy simulator, our company hosted a project demonstration at our Shenzhen office in China. Bringing together more than 15 venture capital investment groups nationwide, the event kicked off with an opening discussion on the importance of simulation-based training in endoscopy led by the company’s chief medical consultant and endoscopy expert, Dr. Bo Jiang from the Beijing Tsinghua Chang Gung Hospital. 

IHS Project Demonstration Conference

Vancouver, Canada | 11/09/2018

Intelligent Haptronic Solutions visited our clinical partners at one of China’s top hospitals, Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital. The public general hospital, opened in 2014, is a teaching site affiliated with Tsinghua University. In addition to providing healthcare treatment and services, the it serves as a medical teaching and research institution. Our collaboration with Dr. Bo Jiang MD, PhD, a well-known expert in gastroenterology, will enable the research and development of the company’s digestive endoscopy simulator. 

L-R: Alex Lai (Investor), Dr. Bo Jiang (Chief Medical Consultant), Zhouming Tang (CEO and CTO) and Qu Deng (Project Manager). 

7th Annual Interface Summit

Vancouver, Canada | 09/10/2018​

Intelligent Haptronic Solutions, Inc. attended the 7th Annual Interface Summit. The topic was The Brain-Machine Connection: How Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Digital Therapeutics are Transforming Education, Research and Healthcare. Next year we hope to present our first product there and add haptics to the equation.

The Story Behind Intelligent Haptronic Solutions

Vancouver, Canada | 10/01/2018

The Pencil Road reporter Xu Meng meets with our CEO/CTO Zhouming Tang to discuss the inside story behind IHS. The Pencil Road is one of the most influencing professional venture capital information service providers in China. They provided news, investment and financing data, research reports and other information services for investor and entrepreneur.

IHS Gaining Success in the China Investment Market

Vancouver, Canada | 09/30/2018

September 2018 marks a milestone for Intelligent Haptronic Solutions as we revealed our first demonstration endoscopy training device to investors and medical consultants in China. The feedback is very positive and the media in China took notice. IHS is on 36Kr, the most popular internet technology blog website in China. We look forward to sharing many more milestones with you on our path to market.